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Oct 29, 2012 1:00pm PDT
of america's biggest cities and it's about to come ashore. conditions are getting worse by the hour. at least 23 states are now under warnings or advisories because of the storm's winds. damage could hit $10 billion or even a lot more. some states could see their worst flooding in a century. and in the appalachian mountains, they're expecting blizzard conditions. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> hurricane sandy is a monster storm, even though its center is still out to sea. tropical storm and hurricane force winds extend, get this now, for 1,000 miles. right now, damaging winds are blowing from southern new england across long island, new jersey, delaware and virginia. we have the full resources of cnn deployed on the story including crews up and down the atlantic coast as well as in cities that aren't used to this kind of a disaster. here's what the storm looked like this afternoon when the international space station flew over. you can clearly see the eye of the storm. right now, the center is closing in on southern new jersey. let's begin our coverage with our meteorol
Oct 26, 2012 9:00am PDT
the president has received from the salt lake city tribune or "washington post" or one from colin powell yesterday, it had to do with barack obama the policies of the past four years and what he wants to do in the future but the fact that they have no idea what this other person is. and they have no idea who he's going to bring into the white house with him if he were to end up winning. >> as we talk about endorsements "the new yorker" had an extended endorsement of barack obama. not mitt romney. i want to read an excerpt. i thought they both argued on behalf of the president's record thus far and argued sort of the counter factual option which is, if the key note of obama's administration has been public investment whether in infrastructure, education or health, the keynote of romney's candiedisy has been private equity. a democracy cannot lay off its failing citizens. it cannot be content to leave any of its citizens behind and not the 47% who romney wishes to fire from the policy. very strong words. we've gone back and forth about who mitt romney is and how the campaign portrayed him.
Oct 29, 2012 10:00pm PDT
city's east side. here you're going to see it happening at the con ed substation along the east river. fortunately no one was hurt in that explosion but it did knock out power to about a quarter of a million people here in new york city. a spokesman for con ed says that what they're experiencing tonight is the largest storm-related outage in con ed's history. in new jersey, the nation's oldest nuclear power plant was put on alert tonight after rising floodwaters there. that is the oyster creek nuclear power plant. it was already in a regularly scheduled outage, but u.s. nuclear regulators say that they're continuing to monitor the situation there. now, the death toll, there are at least 13 confirmed fatalities because of this storm so far. that number, of course, could rise especially as this cleanup and recovery effort heads into the early morning hours. i'm chris jansing. you are watching msnbc's continuing live coverage of superstorm sandy. we are going to be live throughout the night. we have reporters all across the region. and msnbc meteorologist bill karins on hand here i
Oct 30, 2012 4:00am PDT
power, caused massive flooding and paralyzed cities and towns all across the northeast. it is no longer a hurricane, but it is a disaster. take a look at this brand new video as the roof of a shed is completely ripped away. this was during the height of the storm as it barreled into point pleasant beach, new jersey. that's one of the many spots along the jersey shore waking up to a mess this morning. >>> first, more amazing video. from water the fire, 50 homes are destroyed as flames tore through breezy point section of new york city. firefighters were unable to use water from hydrants so they had to get water out of the ocean. serious damage in rhode island where the wind and waves destroyed homes and washed out streets. let's go back to new jersey, two dozen evacuees were forced to flee emergency shelters in atlantic city after the power failed. sandy made landfall in atlantic city just after 8 clox p.m. last night. here is heavy flooding, it was all across the resort town. a 50-foot section of the boardwalk was completely lost in the super storm. >>> back to new york, a spectacular e
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the historic storm. brian shactman in montauk, long island. scott cohen in battery park, new york city. let's go to scott with the latest. >> probably will be the last report we do have from this location here because as you may be able to he the waters of new york harbor starting to lap up on to this area here at the battery at the tip of lower manhattan. precursor to the big storm surge that's going to come in with hurricane sandy. we don't want to be anywhere near it. i can tell you now that manhattan, crossroads of the world, sun creasingly now becoming an island because within the next couple of hours, the major bridge misand out of new york city, george washington bridge, other bridges in this area, will be closing down and the issue on that front is the winds. i want to show you video shot, just a few moments ago of one world trade center. people tower. these are the tallest construction cranes in new york city. the port authority of new york and new jersey says that these cranes are okay. i can tell new the short time since we shot that video, and now, the -- one world trade center
Oct 31, 2012 1:00pm EDT
help us to change and make the city more sustainable. if the go to copenhagen, traffic in the city looks like this. you had a lot of cars in the city center. now they have 30% or 50% every day. you have this bicycle idea. i do not know if we can put the audio. this will give your energy. despite changing the will you will save the energy. we can monitor what you are doing. they can collect information. all of these things you can share with your friends. you can put it on facebook. it is a very good way to increase the number of sites in copenhagen. instead collecting air miles, you collect green miles. this was the initial prototype. now we have these in cars. we are getting very close to its. hopefully, it will be here next year. >> come up on the stage. this is the vice president and director of the metropolitan policy program at the brookings institution. he will be joined by a bunch of other panelists for how far can innovations take our cities. >> thanks. while they get ready, i wanted to thank the sponsors here and think what you have done. you have taken a very broad view o
Oct 29, 2012 9:00pm CDT
jersey near atlantic city so far five deaths have been confirmed and there are power outages to 2 million people. we are hearing the subway system is flooded already in new york? >> yes we are hearing reports of that and that was very much expected that's why it was shut down beginning as early as last night around 7:00, that is all of the subway lines the ones that we're hearing are flooded run along the east river is all under zone and a people had to clear out because they are low lying and prone to flooding. the stock exchange is reportedly also underwater is it possible that the salt water could do some unusual damage? >> i'm sorry you were breaking up. >> the salt water in the subway might it do some additional damage that you heard about? >> we had heard reports of that that's something they discussed yesterday as a possibility they cannot assess that until the aftermath of the storm passes and maybe some of the water recedes. >> and the other news about the crane that was falling in manhattan? >> it is still very much today glenn, it is weighing the good news is it hasn't c
Oct 22, 2012 6:00am EDT
>> this week on "q&a," steve inskeep discusses his book, "instant city: life and death in karachi." >> steve inskeep, when did you first go to work for npr? >> i had been freelancing a while, and hired me to cover politics. i would cover anything that needed done that nobody else would do. on my first full day there, i got on a plan to cover the new hampshire primary. i have been doing it ever since. i have been sent to cover plant cresses, wars, and i really enjoy myself. >> why radio? >> ipad started in high school in radio. my brother got on staff. i figured if my older brother could do it, i could do it. i got on staff. i called football games and basketball games. in college, i got paid $10 a game to the demand for high school and football games, i discover public radio at the same time. i was more of a news guy. i fell in love with npr in particular. i had a saturday morning shift in kentucky. i had to get up, go in, turn the radio on and put on national programs on the air. i got to sit there and listen to scott simon, weekend edition, for two hours. he is a brilliant broad
Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm PDT
in silicon valley. city council member laura masias says it could be getting worse. >> we could expect as many as 30,000 more people. that has not been approved so we need to plan for it carefully. >> reporter: that would nearly double the number now work in the area. >> i commute 7 miles and it takes me 30 to 35 minutes to get here. >> reporter: but window installer bill parks won't be here for long. his building was just sold to a high-tech company and he will be moving out. >> the little guy is being forced out. >> reporter: the new wave of office projects has mountain view look at a range of transportation options, more shuttle buses and better bike lanes as well as park and ride lots and even futuristic people movers but one option, building high density worker housing, is off the table due to the impact on wildlife like burrowing owls. >> the pressures on our wildlife resources would be so severe, you could probably kiss some of those endangered species good-bye. >> reporter: so for now, people are coming up with their own plans to beat the backup. >> i definitely have given up o
Oct 6, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >> a violent night in oakland, what we learned about three separate shootings in the city, and who is now being questioned by the police. >> complete bay area news coverage, starts right now. this is ktvu. >> welcome to mornings on two. >> a loss of events going on in the bay area, let's get it started with meteorologist rosemary, who is live with a look at what kind of weather to expect. especially in the city. >> absolutely. good morning, little change, that means a sun and cloud combo this morning. mid-40s to mid-50s. for the afternoon, just a very slight cool-down for some neighborhoods, and in the extended forecast, a chance for some rain, i will show you what to expect in detail for your saturday, and i'll have the future cast model and the possibility of rain coming up. >>> another quite news, i 880 is back open after a chain reaction accident left a woman dead and eight hurt. it happened on southbound 880 in free month around 1:00 a.m. the chp says a 49-year-old woman lost control and hit the center divide, moments later, drunk driver slapped into her control. he wasn't her, but the wom
Oct 30, 2012 3:00am PDT
york city hospital. the staff at nyu langone medical center was forced to evacuate hundreds of patients overnight including infants from the neo natal intensive care unit after backup power failed. they are still evacuating patients as we speak. we'll get to more on that in a moment, but first, let's go straight to meteorologist bill karins for the very latest. bill? >> good morning to you guys. and it's just starting to settle in. and once these pictures come in, it's just going to be incredible. the kind of damage that sandy created. over my shoulder here, you're looking at one of the strongest storms to go through the mid-atlantic region and caused the most destruction of our lifetime. this has never happened for a storm like this in the jersey shore of this intensity. lowest pressure readings ever in philadelphia and atlantic city, new jersey, and the storm surge, the highest ever measured in areas like new york city. that is so rare. and the effects we're just beginning to realize. and wait until we find out how long it's going to take for the new york subway to get running again.
Oct 24, 2012 4:00am PDT
on a wednesday. facebook gets a lift and the best cities to find a job. >> reporter: good morning. weak earnings reports from blue chips like dupont, u.p.s. and xerox sent shivers. dow fell 243 points. the nasdaq also fell sharply finishing below 3,000 for the first time since august. one stock that did perform well was finance, shares of the social media was lift 13% once its released its third quarter earnings. it made 14% of its revenues from mobile advertising. investors have been worried that facebook was not capitalizing on its growing mobile user base. most asian stocks stemmed losses. nikkei loss half of a percent tapping a seven day winning streak while the hang seng added a quarter offer with sent. the united states is largest producer of oil. it's due to new oil drilling techniques. the u.s. passed russian production this year and now is the second largest producer behind saudi arabia. the u.s. will need to import lots of oil to meet its high demand. cost of higher education is going up but not as much as in the past. according to a new report, tuition at public universities is up nea
Oct 24, 2012 9:00pm CDT
with droppings and molt a court order allows the city to collect friday if they're not removed. i think the thing with me is that i am so sorry when i have done to my neighbors because it's been a circus and this is a good neighborhood they're good people a remorseful apologizing to his neighbors admitting that his true two-story town home has been taken over by birds and is now becoming a public nuisance. >> i'm no longer going to be a quarter and i just want to do what's right. he volunteers with the greater chicago caged bird club delivering cages to his home at 247 shady brook lane the 57 year-old computer repairman says he is concerned about the swelling city of zero aurora price tag for removing the estimated 300 birds not to mention the cleanup. can you imagine what the bill is going to be to clean up the house? it's probably going to be more than the house is worth. >> its security breach at 63 barnes and noble stores around the country including in chicago device's use swipe through europe debit or credit cards in the store have been tampered with their called penn pads and have been b
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 8:00am PDT
city and long island that anybody has ever experienced, to put that into perspective for you. a very strong, incred iible, daicialtion, potentially deadly storm we are watching. a very interesting or annoying technicality is coming out of the national weather service, and the national hurricane center. tell not be a hurricane. and so when it makes landfall -- meaning meteorologically, it will be a nor'easter, so while it is now hurricane sandy, it won't be a hurricane when it comes ashore. the national hurricane center is -- will not be issuing advisories for it, therefore, no hurricane warnings have been posted. but the impacts and the effects across the northeast will be every bit as bad as a significant hurricane here. so because you are want hearing hurricane warning, tell happen. what is happening, local weather service offices are issuing local wind advisories, to central appalachians to the northeast, high wind warnings, a big inland event. i want to show you the wind field. those are winds, 30 miles per hour. darker blue is 50-mile-per-hour storms. right now, we have the 30-m
Oct 17, 2012 9:00pm CDT
in the morning. stop in what could have been another terror attack on new york city. fbi sting napped a 21 year-old man accused of trying to blow up a landmark bank, the bangladesh native targeted the federal reserve bank of new york they had him under surveillance and gave him fake explosives and when he used his cell phone to try to blow up the 1,000 lb. bomb he was arrested. we are still very much a coveted target by terrorists, new york is the top of the terror target list in this country and i think that just reaffirms that. the suspect was there blaming the study on a college in missouri. two debates down, one to go monday. the candidates are pressing their debate points on the campaign trail after their town hall house last night romney telling voters in the swing state of virginia that he is qualified to handle women's chief concerns because of his business experience. acutepresident obama quoting women voters he said he has always supported equal pay for equal work in for a pink breast cancer bracelet today and were that his election night will take indoors at mccormick place. we spoke
FOX News
Oct 28, 2012 1:00pm PDT
system in the country shutting down, effectively bringing new york city to a standstill. president warning people to take this seriously because sandy could possibly be the biggest storm to ever hit the united states mainland. >> my first message is to all the people across the eastern seaboard and atlantic going north that you need to take this very seriously. follow the instructions of your state and local officials because they are going to be providing you with the best advice. >> gregg: this storm is in the minds of all americans including on the campaign trail. here is vice presidential nominee paul ryan a short while ago in ohio? >> let's today when we get home, put in our prayers the people who are in the east coast in the wake of this big storm that is coming. let's not forget those fellow americans of ours. >> gregg: doug is live in delaware where residents are anxiously preparing for sandy? >> it is basically here right now. winds are gusting probably about 30 miles an hour. gusting a bit more than that. gust comes along and knocks you off your feet a little bit. this is
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 3:00am PDT
city denied. "fox and friends" starts right now. ♪ >> gretchen: good morning, we start with an extreme weather alert. devastation sandy has left behind unimaginable and cities must begin the grueling recovery . the super storm killed 55 men, women and children and first responders. estimates of the physical damage are at 20 billion dollars and the recover will have to wait. eight million people are in the dark and aren't expected to get power back for weeks. hardest hit is new jersey, new york and pennsylvania. meanwhile, the president of the united states asked mayor bloomburg, i would like to take a look at all of the damage and mayor bloomburg had a press conference and said we are flattered by the fact that the president of the united states would like to come and visit us, but not right now and we are really busy and the first responders need to pay to exeem put things back in order. it would be great if the president goes to new jersey and the president will tour the devastation with the chief executive new jersey chris christy. >> gretchen: when the president comes the city is s
Oct 24, 2012 5:00am PDT
. but they just don't have very many tickets left. right now all around the city we can see orange lights and decorations. the fairmont hotel is going inside and out to show giants pride city hall awell awash in orange. back out live at at&t park. again, you can come here to the waterfront promenade by mccovey cove and see three innings of the game for free and then they rotate people out. it's a good view for no cash. let go to cate caugiran with more information for people trying to get to this area of town. >> reporter: a lot of excitement and hype. that will mean also a lot of crowds and a lot of people in the city. but city leaders say they have been working overtime to basically come up with a plan to help you get around. now, we expect to see thousands of giants, tigers fans early this morning because while the first pitch isn't until 5:07, pre-game activities start at 1:30 this afternoon. so the vallejo baylink ferry will have a dedicated ferry to each game of the series this week. mta is scheduling eight additional baseball shuttles to the ballpark and will start three hours befo
Oct 21, 2012 5:00am EDT
not been released. detectives are scouring the city this morning in their search for this missing 12-year-old girl. d'naijah anderson never made it home from school on thursday and was last seen around the 1500 block of woodheights avenue. police are asking anyone with information to call 911 immediately. d'naijah is 4'9" and was wearing a yellow hooded sweatshirt, navy blue shirt and khaki pants. >> emergency responders spent hours at a high rise on saturday in harbor east, training in the event of a terrorist attack. it's a full-scale elaborate exercise based on how quickly local emergency jurisdictions can respond to a terrorism incident with mass casualties. the scenario was designed to be as realistic as possible with victims played by actors and training mannequins. >> when i arrived. i met with the police incident commander and what happens is the police had a bomb, the bomb -- they had several bombs, devices, and one of them exploded. at that point it becomes a fire nowrtment operation because we have wounded civilians, structural stability to the building and possibly a fire. >>
Oct 29, 2012 3:30am EDT
is closer to the storm at ocean city. they go out 300 to 400 and i'm sure she is close. what is going on? >> this is not my most attractive look but i'm happy to wear these glasses because the rain is pelting my face. we are getting soaked. we are testing this wbal gear. i'm addressed -- dressed as if i'm in a snowstorm because it is so cold. basically we are all geared up. the rain is falling so heavily. we have received about two here and we have plenty more today. it is not just a straight falling rain, it is driving horizon. i don't know if you can see the ocean. we will try to show more. the waves are trying to reach the phel fence. this is 32nd street and this is where they are doing a lot of restoration, building shrubbery and that is where the water is coming up. that is where we were last night. we had to come it higher ground. we are approaching high tide and we expect the flooding to be the worst through this morning in ocean city and will start to subside in the evening but we are far from over for the worst here and it will be heading toward baltimore and annapolis. that ta
Oct 24, 2012 4:00am EDT
, and kansas city. a wintry mix from rapid city to salt lake city. some snow in the cascades. and some showers from seattle to portland. >> 50s in the pacific northwest. mostly 40s in the northern rockies. 70s in the midwest. 80s around dallas, miami and new orleans. and way above normal in the mid-atlantic. >>> and coming up after the break, the first reviews are in. what people who had gotten their hands on the ipad mini are now saying. >>> and bad guys hit the bookstore. barnes & nobel customers have been hit by a big credit card security breach. >>> and later, a day of surfing turns deadly as a shark goes on the attack at a popular beach. >>> welcome back, everybody. this may come as a surprise to some folks. the u.s. is about to become the world's biggest oil producer, ahead of even saudi arabia. crude production is up for the fourth-straight year. and oil imports may fall by half by the end of the decade. one analyst says north america could become, quote, the new middle east. >>> and if you made a purchase last month as a barnes & nobel store, watch out. the book seller says customer cr
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
manhattan is without power, too. getting back to business today. and we will talk to one of the city's biggest landlords, he owns buildings in battery park, which is right in zone a. he also has property on the brooklyn waterfront and much more around the tristate area. he says the damage is already in the tens of millions of dollars, but this is going to be some huge numbers when you start adding up the entire tally. coming up at 7:30 a.m., daniel amond will talk to us first. it is halloween, but not in the state of new jersey, because the governor has postponed halloween here. he's going to be pushing it back to another day. >> i'm not sure it's halloween in a lot of places. we're supposed to have a halloween party at my house tonight. my kids are supposed to be thing 1 and thing 2. i'm supposed to be cat in the hat. and my wife is supposed to be sally. that's what she wanted to be. >> sally is who? >> one of the kids. one of kids. let's get to lower manhattan. lower manhattan is springing to life today after super storm sandy hit the area, flooding the battery. the new york stock
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
35-mile-per-hour wind gusts from washington to new york city. >> it's a whole lot of misery for a long time. >> yep. by the weekend finally it will be in canada and really clearing up. >> thank godness. poor canada. >> o, canada. >> alexandra mentioned the snowfall in west virginia. we'll take you to west virginia. you won't believe it. we'll be back. i don't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high praise. volt received the j.d. power and associates appeal award two years in a row. ♪ >>> our ireporters have been a virtual army of information for us. this video was taken monday in queens. it shows the very flooded streets near rockaway beach. things are better this morning. they're improving, but things are still pretty bad. super storm sandy. today's kids will one
Oct 31, 2012 10:00am EDT
not thinking of any city in particular here. with that kind of operation, let's say you have that operation in a city where the daily newspaper in town started to do some very strange things. i imagine that. it was owned by somebody who was very openly talking they were going to support particular causes, particular developments, particular parties. i imagine something like that could happen. does that add to the obligation of citizens, people like you, to do more to fill that void? or can you still fill the void -- is that city just out of luck? >> first of all, it is a remarkable symbol of what is happening to journalism. locally, the owners of the "union tribune" just purchased the "north county times" -- the assets are collapsing in value. they bought it for $12 million, sold his house for $18 million. putting aside that, these properties can be acquired and done with resume. this is not an expensive problem defects. i think that is an important -- an expensive problem to fix. i think that is an important thing to remember. i have a budget of a little more than $1 million, which is a lo
Oct 25, 2012 2:30am PDT
later in the show. >>> first, let's get to the news live at 5:30 a.m. at 30 rock in new york city. we begin with 12 days and counting in race to elect our next president. a new "time" magazine poll in ohio, some people say it all comes down to this state, showing the president leading by five points, 49%-44% among likely voter. big advantage for president obama has to do with early voters. among those who have already cast their ballots, obama leading romney by 60% to 30%, according to "time" magazine's poll. those who have yet to decide, though, 45%-45% in this same poll. today mitt romney's scheduled to make no fewer than three stops in ohio. last night in iowa, another battleground states, 2300 supporters packed an airplane han hangar as he claimed his campaign had all the momentum. >> the obama campaign is slipping because it can't find an agenda to help the american family but our campaign is growing in a movement across this country saying we're going to get america back, america strong and provide for our families. i'm optimistic. we are going to win, by the way. >> this moirng
Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, and plenty of sunshine this afternoon and you can see the colors to the west of us and this is in the city before and at peak. we cool back down. 75 degrees and here in the city, gaithersburg, 72; fredericksburg, 75; culpeper, 72 degrees; winchester, 70; martinsburg, 71 and that is a great evening. nice at 7:00, 11:00, and as temperatures drop through the 70s and into the upper 60s and we're talking about the lower 60s here in town and overnight tonight and what we have to talk about is hurricane sandy. the winds over hurricane strength to 80 miles an hour and that is making her a category 1 hurricane and approaching the island of cuba later on tonight and moving across that and weakening through the bahamas and the tropical strength is good. the forecast calls for it to become a hurricane again in the nowhere secs and parallel to florida and to the east coast. and we go longer into the future, this is monday at 2:00 and that is about hurricane strength and witching -- switching over from a tropical system to a subtropical system and that is some different characteristics there and that is
Oct 27, 2012 8:00am EDT
. let's get more on that from chip reid in ocean city maryland. >> reporter: good morning. you know yesterday was just a beautiful day at the beach here but this morning the wind and the surf are really starting to pick up and this is just a very small hint of what's to come. on the ocean city boardwalk some business owners are already boarding up and heading out of town. >> i'm pretty worried. i would say it's definitely a nine. >> we're concerned about the flooding. >> reporter: the ocean city mayor hasn't ordered an evacuation but wants everybody to be ready. >> bet prepared. go through their checklist. >> reporter: sandy is expected to hit the most densely-populated area in the u.s. 65 million people about one in five americans could potentially lie in the storm's path. last year hurricane irene caused loss of power, this time even more could be left in the dark. >> when you're facing 50 60 miles per hour with all the leaves on the trees and a soaking rain we'll see trees come over and branches come down. >> reporter: up and down the eastern seaboard 20,
Oct 26, 2012 1:00am EDT
are in bankruptcy right now. the city of las vegas is bankrupt. we have no republican leadership. the leadership here is in the tank. let me say something else. if it were not for the jobs act, we would not have -- harry reid has been a great thing getting our watershed. that is federally funded money that is helping two areas, with the rain water and our roads. outside of that, we have nothing. the swap meets are doing much better than anything else in the north las vegas. they do better than the casinos'. who want to spend their money in this economy in the casinos? host: he brings up harry reid. how is he playing in both the presidential and senate race out there? guest: harry reid has put together a machine that is second to none. i think that is the only reason barack obama is doing well here. he made a concerted effort to put together a machine for the democrat party that was going to do nothing but support him and who he wants to support. as far as north las vegas, it is near bankrupt for one reason. they have the highest public union salaries of any city in the state. their city council
Oct 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
in 17 states without power. it could be days before the power is restored. seven of 10 new york city tunnels flooded. some say is a freak storm that cannot be tied to climate change. we will get your take on that. republicans -- 202-585-3881. democrats -- 202-585-3880. independence -- 202-585-3882. you can send us a tweet @cspanwj. we will begin with the editorial page. and their thoughts on this. sandy signals an era of extreme weather. this is what the editorial pages to say. even before citi turned ashore near publix city -- debate was raising in scientific and government circles over whether the monster hurricane nor'easter was a spawn of global warming. a lot of the conclusion is that sandy would have happened with or without climate change. but the extra heat and humidity. this much seems beyond speak. because of man-made warming, the united states is in an era of extreme weather events. that is with usa today has to say. contrast that with the washington times editorial page. franken storm. it was not caused the industrial revolution. a 2010 study by the national hurricane sys
Oct 24, 2012 2:00am PDT
city's central park got its biggest donation ever, $100 million from hedge fund billionaire john paulson. >>> barneys is under fire for its electric ad campaign. it features a very skinny minnie mouse. >>> and the national retail federation estimates americans will spend 370 million bucks on costumes this halloween for their pets. the top picks, pumpkins, devils, and hot dogs. >>> eva longoria splits from her jet setting man. >>> sports, straight ahead. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just finished a bowl of your new light chicken pot pie soup and it's so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... ...lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> pitching matchup features two former cy young award winners. justin verlander for detroit and barry zito for the giants. >> a lot of the circumstances swirling around, you know, this should not be a factor. sometimes they are. but it's my job to focus on what's important. >> just being
Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >> the city seeing the biggest boom in new homes in the bay area. >> caltrans employees driving home even running errands on your dime. >> you left your 12 bottles of wine. >> how they made a detour around the governor's order it cut costs. we follow the money coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, billions of dollars in debtt it appears some caltrans employees are making an endn >>> now at 6:30, california is billions of dollars in debt but it appears some caltrans employees are making an end run around the governor's order to cut costs. they were caught on camera buying wine shopping at nordstrom's all on the clock. our sister station in los angeles follows the money. >> i can show it to you right can i show it to you right now? >> reporter: the governor didn't want to look at our video. we caught this caltrans employee buying a case of wine, this one shopping for shoes, this one buying food. all driving away in these $30,000 pickup trucks rented by caltrans with your money. you're on state time. you just bought a case of wine. >> no comment. >> that's a rental right there. >> reporter:
Oct 24, 2012 6:30pm EDT
, youngstown, cleveland, toleto, akron, but they get hurt in suburban communities around those cities. especially hamilton county in cincinnati and rural areas that aren't at all populated by urban concentrations. and then, if you look at 76 when jimmy carter won. he wont by only 11,000 votes. and he won in that area south of u.s. 40 in the areas that border west virginia and pennsylvania that's coal mining area in ohio. they have southern accents. and that's where obama is not going to win, but he needs to curtail or limit how much romney wins and of course the fight is over the suburbs surrounding the major cities where romney thinks he can do well. >> so mark, staying on that train of thought now. take that, apply it to virginia. because it's a different story. the battleground state of virginia. it's almost a north, south situation where the republicans and democrats are strong. >> great comparison. the only problem with doctor for democrats in ohio is that you have real concentrations of hispanic voters for obama doing very well now around richmond and of course in northern virgi
Oct 10, 2012 9:00am PDT
don't have any idea about what inner city teachers have to do to dig into their own pockets to pay for the lessons for their kids so buy them books. he has no visceral or tangible connection to this world. i think that's where the disingenuous dishonest nature of mitt romney comes forth. look we know that barack obama is the african-american in the race, but this guy improvises like he's, you know, really the king of cool miles davis. he is riffing wherever he stands he'll say what you want to hear. if you're for abortion, he's riffing there. if you're against abortion, he's riffing there. because he's everything to everybody, he gets a chance to be a kind of test for what you want. they said that was true about obama last time but obama had policies that indicated where he was heading. we have no idea with mitt romney what he might do. >> i think on education if we're trying to get specific here, the big bird statements and the vilification of big bird speaks to this as you say, a misunderstanding or lack of understanding about the role of the importance of early childhood educati
Oct 25, 2012 6:00am PDT
and the detroit mayor have a bet, the winner will go to the other city and do community service. for more, go to website, eye giants. 6:04. let's check weather. >> game 2 tonight. what do you think, lawrence? >> i think we're looking okay. i don't think any threat of rainfall at all tonight. so it looks like it will be dry for the world series. if you are heading out it will be cool. we are seeing damp weather early on this morning as we are seeing light sprinkles moving through. our hi-def doppler picking up on some of that as it slides by and this is a hit-and-miss with low-level moisture. santa cruz mountains you can see that on 17. we are expecting light sprinkles there as well. the roads are going to be slick to start the day. but by the afternoon, the clouds are going to part and the temperatures are going to warm up nicely today. numbers right now mainly in the 50s with mostly cloudy skies. i think as we get toward the afternoon, high pressure builds in. the temperatures start to warm up. in fact, it will be warmer than yesterday as we'll see those temperatures soaring up int
Oct 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
takes affect. in addition to those jobs, the city could lose over $100 million in federal grants and tax revenue. one federal grant provides 23.5 million for education. in d dr. the number of civilian -- d c., the number of civilian jobs outweighs what could be considered with the department of defense. >>> we have heard a lot about defense jobs and a defense cuts that could happen. if it does happen, it could hurt the needest person the most. >> this is the axe food pan tree in bump free. it is part of the axe food center which helped 77,000 people last year, people who were hungry, homeless, job loss or from domestic violence. a third of its budget come from state or county funds. if sequestration happens,. >> that is direct services to the people we help. >> the is he questerred cuts total evenly divided between domestic and defense spending. the defense communithas rallied against the cuts. economy mists have said 150,000 jobs could be cut alone. >> i think it will affect some people much more than other people. >> confident congress will act after the election. when democrats like j
Oct 28, 2012 12:00pm PDT
300 miles east of the carolinas. more than 500 miles to the southeast of new york city. so this storm is still impacting the east coast. and it's so far away. so imagine what's going to happen as it moves closer to shore. we have coastal flood warnings from new england down into the eastern shores of virginia. that's because we are looking at a storm surge up to around four to seven feet. if not higher. that's the type of storm we're dealing with as it moves onshore. it's pushing all that water onshore. and your normal high tide sirk cycle in the mid-atlantic region, that's going to happen at the peak of the storm. so the high tide will be about four to seven feet higher than normal. we also have high wind warnings posted across the northeast. stretching back into eastern ohio, wind with the storm, tropical storm-force winds extend more than 500 miles out from the center of this storm. look at how massive it is. it is affecting the entire eastern seaboard pretty much all at the same time. right now the strongest winds are down near salisbury, maryland and down into virginia beach, nor
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